Category: Global Governance

An opportunity the United Nations and its Secretary-General must not miss

An opportunity the United Nations and its Secretary-General must not miss

Michael von der Schulenburg | EuroNews Op-Ed | Source URL Behind the doom and gloom over mounting great-power tensions, fading hopes for a liberal world order, a decline of multilateralism there might be a unique opportunity to reposition the United Nations. Today’s fast-changing geopolitical landscape is creating an environment in […]

Pope Francis says violence must be condemned by “genuinely religious persons”

Claire Giangravè CRUX ROME – On Friday Pope Francis condemned once more the use of violence in the name of religion and called on political and religious leaders to warn those who have such a misguided interpretation of faith. “Violence promoted and carried out in the name of religion can […]

At the United Nations, Adventists Emphasize Compassion for Refugees

Bettina Krause Adventist Review New York event brings together faith-based organizations and other advocates. Migrants and refugees are not “problems to be solved,” but vulnerable individuals who must be treated with respect and compassion, said participants this week at a United Nations symposium co-sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The […]

Pope Francis says he fears ‘accidental’ nuclear war

Catherine Marciano AFP Pope Francis admitted on Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven by sex abuse scandals. “I think we are at the very edge,” the pope […]

Pope warns that the world is one step away from nuclear war and ‘one accident is enough’ to spark a catastrophe

The Daily Mail Pope Francis has warned that the world is one step away from nuclear war and ‘one accident is enough’ to spark a catastrophe. The 81-year-old, who made the comments as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru, also warned that the world now stood […]

Can The Pope’s Vatican Redesign Our Economy? An Interview With Cardinal Turkson

Brendan Doherty Forbes Pope Francis has an ambitious goal: to redesign our global economy to serve even our most vulnerable. His vision of a new ‘social economy‘ is one that discards and hides no one. Can he do it? This month I flew to the Vatican to find out.

At Vatican summit, Nobel winners say religions are key to nuclear disarmament

Inés San Martín CRUX At a major Vatican summit, several Nobel Peace Prize winners who were participants, said they see a major role for faith-based groups in pursuing the cause of a nuclear weapon-free world, including drawing on their capacities to mobilize people and public opinion and also laying out […]

Pope Francis meets ‘The Elders’ to discuss global concerns

Vatican Radio Pope Francis had a private meeting at Santa Marta on Monday afternoon with members of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders working for peace and human rights around the world. The Elders was established 10 years ago by former South African President Nelson Mandela and is currently marking the group’s 10th anniversary with […]

Preaching ‘Climate Change’ in Vatican, Jerry Brown Says ‘Trump Factor Is Very Small’

Thomas D. Williams, PhD. Breitbart (Archive) California Governor Jerry Brown downplayed President Trump’s influence on the climate change debate in the U.S. at a Vatican symposium Saturday, saying that his impact is “very small.” Governor Brown delivered the keynote address at a climate change symposium organized by the Pontifical Academy […]